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Bryn Mawr Celebrates Owls Fest 2023

November 8, 2023

Nearly 1,000 family members, friends, and alumnae/i of the College visited campus for Owls Fest.

A two-day event, Owls Fest combines the traditions of Homecoming, Volunteer Summit, and Family & Friends Weekend. Activities included campus tours, faculty talks, student presentations, athletics, food, fun, and more! See select images from Owls Fest in the below slideshow, or view more than 200 downloadable images from the weekend in our online gallery.



Owls Fest programming included:

  • A welcome and reception with President Cassidy 
  • Student summer internship project presentations
  • A Q&A with President Kim Cassidy and the new Dean of the Undergraduate College Karlene Burrell-McRae
  • The S’more the Merrier: an athletics pep rally
  • Career and Civic Engagement Center panel and resource tables
  • Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (GSSWSR) alumni reception and continuing education lecture
  • Bryn Mawr Field Hockey vs. McDaniel College
  • Dessertapalooza: dessert food trucks
  • Cocktail reception and presentation of the 2023-2024 Alumnae/i Volunteer Service Awards Winners
  • Bi-Co student concert: orchestra, choir, and a cappella performances  

During the Volunteer Summit, Joanna Rom '74, Teresa Wallace '79, and Aheli Purkayastha '09 were recognized for their support of the College with Alumnae Service Awards.